NZ tourism’s Wikipedia problem: Fox Glacier page dominated by deaths, rural NZ non-existent

Dickison said Wikipedia could not be used as a marketing tool for businesses, but tourism operators could use online travel guidebook Wikivoyage and image library Wikimedia Commons for free, saving them thousands on their own website that would not have the same reach.

Fox News Will Thrive Even If Joe Biden Wins, Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch Predicts

“We’ve not only been strong but we’ve grown ratings in multiple administrations, from both political parties — Clinton, Bush, Obama,” Murdoch said. News was one of several topics the executive addressed in an appearance at the BofA Securities 2020 Media, Communications and Entertainment Virtual Conference.

Lucy Hale shows a bit of toned midriff in crop top and leggings as she steps up her strength training by wearing ankle weights during a hike in LA

Hale has had more time on her hands now that her Riverdale spinoff, Katy Keene, has been canceled by The CW after just one season. She has been very open about her disappointment over the musical comedy drama series ending ‘prematurely’ and how she wanted it to go on for many more seasons. 

Mothballed Dart River Adventures operation to reopen for summer

Ngāi Tahu Tourism received $1.95 million in grants from the STAPP fund for four of its businesses, including: $500,000 for its Dark Sky Project joint venture in Takapō (Tekapo), which reopened on limited hours in early July after nearly three months of hibernation; $500,000 for Franz Josef Glacier Guides and Hot Pools; and $500,000 for […]

National park fee increase could price out many visitors

Opponents say the proposal, which would raise entrance fees for part of the year at Yosemite and 16 other popular parks to $70 from $25 or $30 per vehicle, will price out visitors and deny many the opportunity to experience the nation’s most coveted landmarks, from the Grand Canyon to Mount Denali to Old Faithful.

150 academics, researchers urge ‘robust and emergency’ climate action

Renwick said a list of suggestions wasn’t being made to the Government, but the aim was policy settings consistent with rapid de-carbonisation of the economy. “Whether that means a big carbon tax, with the money made from that re-distributed into public transport and renewables – that’s a possibility.”

Work begins on Milford Sound’s new internet connection

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Germany announces major cross-party ‘climate charter’

Climate change hits the Bavarian Alps Germany’s roof A golden cross sits on top of Germany’s highest mountain, the Zugspitze, located in the Ammergauer Alps. This part of the Alps, and the mountain itself, are a big draw for visitors eager to ski, hike, climb or just cruise to the top in a cable car […]

Germany proposes major cross-party ‘climate charter’

Climate change hits the Bavarian Alps Germany’s roof A golden cross sits on top of Germany’s highest mountain, the Zugspitze, located in the Ammergauer Alps. This part of the Alps, and the mountain itself, are a big draw for visitors eager to ski, hike, climb or just cruise to the top in a cable car […]

Frozen remains of a 400-year old goat are found in the Italian Alps may help scientists better understand ‘ice mummies’ by providing new techniques to preserve ancient DNA

His perfectly preserved body is stored in his own specially designed cold storage chamber at the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology in Italy at a constant temperature of -6°C (21°F).